It seems that there’s a bunch of energetic cosplayers and/or weebs in Bali. This is me judging solely from the increasing amount of maid cafes that have suddenly sprouted up, usually in partnerships with local, small Japanese-style restaurants in Denpasar. The most recent café features ten lovely and cute maids ready to serve their masters […]Read More Cute Maids and Good Food at Akiha Bali Maid Cafe
It’s now time for one of my unpopular opinions. Yesterday, I was at an event. It was a corporate event, sponsored by a company that sells Japanese vehicles. I don’t approve of these corporates using cosplay as a means for cheap advertisement and a crowd magnet. At least give them a form of reimbursement, like […]Read More Should Cosplayers be Paid?
Guest star is a title that should only be rewarded to those worthy of it.Read More Managing Fame in Cosplay
Is it essential for me to partake in such a discussion online, with strangers and people I don’t even know besides from Facebook?Read More 3 Foolproof Ways to Avoid Internet Drama: Weeb Stuff Edition
Want me to be really honest? I’ve tried my best to not even stir the delicate fabric that is religion whenever I discuss an issue related to otaku culture. I really tried. I’m an atheist; I believe God doesn’t exist. But, I can’t be open in this country because the state “forces” its people to […]Read More Of Religion and Cosplay: Thou Shalt Not Mix Them
Call me late, but when it comes to heavy shit like multilateral trade and IPR regimes, I’d prefer being late to having my facts wrong and looking like a total douche. So, a while back, our President (who is always wrong) went to the United States of Fucking America for a state visit. He came […]Read More Worrying about the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Okay, now that the dust after the post-DAF chaos has settled, it’s time to sit back and enjoy the season of anime Japan has prepared for us. Or maybe not. There’s another event on the horizon, one that used to be in cahoots with KKO. I’m talking about Tokyo Fiesta.Read More Cos-Politics? Really Now?